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klaxon

[′klak·sən]
(engineering acoustics)
A diaphragm horn sometimes operated by hand.
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Closer examination of the scene revealed a goodly number of protesting transport workers, (outnumbered by the police by approximately 2-1) who then rent the air with an ear-splitting cacophony of increasingly loud chants, patriotic songs, whistles and klaxon horns, accompanied by the vigorous waving of flags and banners.
Klaxon horns and large flags are also banned, and fans will be told that any confiscated items will not be returned.
Dressed in speciallydesigned yellow and blue Tshirts and wearing Fire Brigade Union baseball caps the protesters blew klaxon horns and chanted for ``fair pay''.
Arrows, X's, and pictographs fill the gestural arena, and Crews exploits the nature of signs more so with fireplugs, klaxon horns, and directional markers.
In five year's time any semblance of musical performance among spectators will have been replaced by the mindless parping of 60,000 klaxon horns anyway - enough to drive anyone to murder.